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Episode 255: Albert Odyssey

In this episode, Karl & Will focus on the gorgeous and under-appreciated music of the Albert Odyssey games! These three games for the Super Famicom and Saturn had some of the most well-composed scores anywhere. Sunsoft legend Naoki Kodaka masterfully combined elements of classical, film, and pop into something quite timeless. Enjoy!

Albert Odyssey - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - Super Famicom - 1993
-Anthem of a New Hero
-Hometown Tibelis
-An Offering to the Holy King Gort
-Lovers' Dirge
-Sleeping World
-Lovely Faeries
-Lost in the Darkness
-Clouds Riding the Wind
Albert Odyssey II - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - Super Famicom - 1994
-Dirge of Grief
-Goth Kingdom Anthem
-Princess's Intension
-Sorceress of Glacier
-City of Dusk
-New Sunlight
-Land of Frozen Forest
-City of Luxuriance
Albert Odyssey Gaiden: Legend of Eldean - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - Saturn - 1996
-Main Theme 1
-Mysterioso
-Main Theme 2
-Solitude

Episode 227: Naoki Kodaka

This week on the podcast, Karl & Will finally dedicate an episode to the wonderfully unique music of composer Naoki Kodaka. Known for his music for classic Sunsoft titles such as Batman and Blaster Master, Kodaka is truly one of the 8 and 16-bit legends. Enjoy!

Blaster Master - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1988
-Area 1
Dead Zone - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1986
-Main Theme
Freedom Force - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1988
-Stage 4: Town
Fester's Quest - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1989
-Boss Battle
Batman - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1989
-Laboratory Ruins
Batman - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - Genesis - 1990
-Stage 3 ~Flugelheim Museum
Journey to Silius - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1990
-Stage 1 (Deserted Space Colony), Stage 3 (Headquarters)
Gremlins 2: The New Batch - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1990
-Ventilation Shafts, Gremlin Battle
Batman: Return of the Joker - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1991
-Cathedral Rooftop, Deserted Tunnel
Super Fantasy Zone - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - Genesis - 1992
-Mango!, Water Melody
Albert Odyssey - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - Super Famicom - 1993
-The Road Walked By Heroes
Albert Odyssey 2 - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - Super Famicom - 1995
-New Sunlight, Land of Frozen Forest
Albert Odyssey Gaiden - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - Saturn - 1996
-Main Theme 1, Mysterioso
Hebereke - Naoki Kodaka - Sunsoft - NES - 1991
-Staff Roll